Abby Ward, BA
Ms. Ward was a Clinical Research Coordinator with the HDSC. She was previously involved in research regarding the effectiveness of various patient decision aids, as well as research regarding elective orthopedic surgery decisions. Ms. Ward has previously engaged with shared decision making at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice where she examined the use of decision aids in breast cancer treatment. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Dartmouth College.
Caitie Meyer, BA
Ms. Meyer was a research assistant with the HDSC. She worked on shared decision making skills training for clinicians and has supported various implementation and research projects at HDSC. She has previously involved with shared decision making at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center’s Center for Shared Decision Making and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Health Policy from Dartmouth College.
Mahima Mangla, MPH
Ms. Mangla was a Project Manager at the HDSC. She oversaw several research and quality improvement projects in orthopedics and helped form the HDSC’s patient advisory committee. Ms. Mangla holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology and Art History from New York University and a Masters of Public Health from Boston University School of Public Health. She is currently a medical student at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Sheila Mwangi, MPH
Ms. Mwangi was involved with the HDSC since 2012 as a volunteer, as an MPH candidate completing her practicum, and as a Clinical Research Coordinator studying the comparative effectiveness of two decision aids for hip and knee osteoarthritis patients. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Hamilton College and a Masters of Public Health degree from Boston University School of Public Health.
Susannah Daggett, BA
Ms. Daggett was a Clinical Research Coordinator, supporting a PCORI-funded study comparing decision aids for patients making treatment decisions about their hip and knee osteoarthritis. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Child Study and Human Development from Tufts University and is currently a medical student at Tufts University School of Medicine.